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The Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) rulemaking has concluded. The PROWAG final rule has been published in the Federal Register. Please visit the Access Board’s PROWAG page for the guidelines.

(Proposed) Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines

Additional Resources

Accessible Sidewalks Video Series

The Access Board developed a four-part video to illustrate access issues and considerations with accessible sidewalks. The DVD version is no longer available, but the following links provide digital versions.

Program 1: Pedestrians Who Use Wheelchairs
Program 2: Pedestrians Who Have Ambulatory Impairments
Program 3: Pedestrians Who Have Low Vision
Program 4: Pedestrians Who Are Blind

Further Information

Further guidance on accessible public rights-of-way is available from the Access Board at 1-202-272-0080 (voice/TTY) or

Other Resources

  • Department of Transportation 1-888-446-4511 (voice/relay)
  • FHWA memorandum on compliance with detectable warning requirements (May 2002)
  • Department of Justice 1-800-514-0301 (voice), 1-800-514-0383 (TTY)
  • Accessible Design for the Blind 1-978-838-2307

Technical Assistance

Contact the Access Board for assistance on these guidelines